Open for Entries – FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 2nd Competition (27-29 October 2017)

2017/10/04

Dear members,

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The Hong Kong Equestrian Federation’s FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 2nd Competition subvented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club is now open for entries.

 

FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 Hong Kong
2nd Competition Information

Date 27*, 28 and 29 March 2017 (Fri to Sun)

*Horse Inspection

Location Beas River Equestrian Centre, Hong Kong Jockey Club

 

Course Designer Mr. Guilherme Jorge (BRA)

 

Judges Ms. Connie Lau, President of Ground Jury (HKG)

Mr. Allan Ho, Member of Ground Jury (HKG)

Ms. Alice Mak, Member of Ground Jury (HKG)

Important Messages

FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 Warm Up Show

The event will held on 14 – 15 October at the Beas River Equestrian Centre. The format of the Warm Up Show will be conducted in accordance with the actual FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 Hong Kong. The Warm Up Show provides great opportunities for riders to practice before the actual event.

 

50% subsidy on horse transportation

In order to encourage more riders to compete in the Challenge, the HKEF will  provide a 50% subsidy on horse transportation for all HKEF members competing at the FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017. Reimbursement for the 50% horse transportation cost will be processed upon receipt of the original invoices to HKEF office on or before 3 November, 2017 (Friday). Any late submission will not be accepted.

 

Horse inspection
Horse inspection will be conducted on Friday, 27 October 2017 (Friday) at the Beas River Equestrian Centre Competition Paddock at around 4:15PM.(TBC) Under the new Veterinary Regulations, riders must be present at the Horse Inspection. Any riders who are not able to attend the horse inspection should obtain prior approval.

 

The HKEF is delighted to share with you our trot-up video starring Hong Kong rider Patrick Lam and demonstrating a correct trot-up at horse inspection of FEI event.

YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thrsWKdbHFE

 

Best-presented Award

Best-presented Awardwill be selected by the Judges and the Veterinarians during the horse inspection. A cash prize of HK$200 will also be granted to the groom as a token of encouragement on competition dates.

 

Minimum participation

As stated in the show schedules, ungraded classes may be cancelled if less than five entries are received.

 

Essential Documents

  • Show schedules of FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 Hong Kong 2nd Competition and ungraded class
  • Entry forms for both FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 Hong Kong 2nd Competition and ungraded class
  • Rules for FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 (Mark-up version)
  • Course Plans for FEI World Jumping Challenge 2017 Hong Kong 2nd Competition
  • CV for Course Designer,  Guilherme R. Nogueira Jorge

 

 

Entries should be submitted by fax or by email on or before 12:00 n.n. 24 October, 2017 (Tue) to the Federation’s secretariat. Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us at 2966 5078.

 

We look forward to seeing you all at the competitions. Thank you for your support in advance.

 

 

Regards,

 

Hong Kong Equestrian Federation

 

Tel: 852 2966 5078

Fax: 852 2966 5082